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for overnight, we have some rain for northern ireland and scotland. temperatures somewhere between ten to 14 degrees so relatively comfortable for sleeping at this stage. tomorrow we have some rain clearing out of scotland pressing through parts of northern england, northern wales into the midlands as well, dry towards the south of that. temperatures tomorrow, we are looking at the mid—to high 20s. further north, the high teens or low 20s. moving into the weekend and we have rain in the far north—west of scotland, but dry with the strong sunshine elsewhere. temperatures into the high 20s, many of us on the saturday. by the time we get to sunday, the heat becomes more widespread across the uk and temperatures in the mid—30s. the peak of the heatwave will be monday and tuesday where we could be seen temperatures close to a0 degrees. so we could see quite severe weather over the next few days.— over the next few days. incredible to see temperatures _ over the next few days. incredible to see temperatures over the next few da s. incredible over the next few days. incredible to see temperatures over the next few days. incredible to see tem eratures like that over the next few days. incredible to see temperatures over the next few days. incredible to see tem eratures like that bein: to see temperatures like that being forecast here. thank you, sarah.
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and that's bbc news at six. huw edwards will be here at ten o'clock but now it is time to join our colleagues across the nations and regions for the news where you are. hello and welcome to sportsday — i'm lizzie greenwood—hughes — here's a sneaky peak of some of today's line up for you. we're live at the home for golf — st andrews where the 150th open championship is undeway. out but not down — northern ireland want to end their euros with a good the first briton to win a stage at this year's tour de france. out but not down — northern ireland want to end their euros with a good show against england. 0n the eve of the world athletics championships, we will hear from the new dish team captain from their
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training pant that can't the neck camp in oregon. the training pant that can't the neck camp in oregon-— training pant that can't the neck camp in oregon. training pant that can't the neck cam in oreuon. , .,, ., camp in oregon. the people who look like me and — camp in oregon. the people who look like me and there _ camp in oregon. the people who look like me and there are _ camp in oregon. the people who look like me and there are people - camp in oregon. the people who look like me and there are people who - like me and there are people who look like you, and we may look different, but within this part, we are all the same and what we do. and targetchange — 0ne women's poem hoping to make a difference in the world of shooting.... so welcome to sportsday. but we're not hanging around here for long because the 150th open championship started today. most players have finished their first rounds — let's go live to the home of golf where our reporter ben croucher is following the action at st andrews. and ben, i normally avoid saying how the number of championships before an event but in this case — 150 shows just how old and obviosly prestigious this tournament is.
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it's the one they all want to win. absolutely. in the build—up to this, all of the golfers were giddy with excitement, that they got the opportunity to play here in such a prestigious tournament, dating back to 1872, first held in prestwood golf club, but then came here the following year. st andrews can you walk around the town, it is steeped in history through out the streets, wherever you go, iconic moments of open championship golf through the years. you think of tiger woods, twice a winner here. most of the openings all mean something, but some mean a little bit more. and thatis some mean a little bit more. and that is very much what you have got here at st andrews. we have had a very stereotypical opening day to the open championship because we have had to calm conditions and players making a name for
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themselves, familiar faces lurking just behind, and it was those calm benign conditions early on this morning that see his cameron young out in front. he teed off at 8:25am, the american making his debut on dead pga tour this year, eight under power, a blemish free round. the early bird very much making plenty of birdies. and lurking behind, if thatis of birdies. and lurking behind, if that is the young rory mcelroy is the old. he isjust that is the young rory mcelroy is the old. he is just two shots off the old. he is just two shots off the pace after an opening round of 60 66 under parfor him and including a birdie on the very last hole. mcelroy described this historic tournament as the holy grail of golf and he very much would like to get his hands on another. i cannot get ahead of myself, ijust have _ cannot get ahead of myself, ijust have to keep playing the way that i know _ have to keep playing the way that i know that i'm playing, and if i can do that_ know that i'm playing, and if i can do that but— know that i'm playing, and if i can do that but this course does give a lot of— do that but this course does give a lot of opportunity, so, even, yeah,
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i've got— lot of opportunity, so, even, yeah, i've got to — lot of opportunity, so, even, yeah, i've got to birdie the holes, you should — i've got to birdie the holes, you should brady here, try to limit your mistakes _ should brady here, try to limit your mistakes on — should brady here, try to limit your mistakes on the tough holes, and if i can mistakes on the tough holes, and if i can keep _ mistakes on the tough holes, and if i can keep doing that for three more days, _ i can keep doing that for three more days, i_ i can keep doing that for three more days, i should have a great chance. mcelroy _ days, i should have a great chance. mcelroy knows what it's like to win, 21—year—old berkeley brown doesn't come temperature from chatfield taking part in this competition from others tournament for the very first time, four under par around for him today. he is feeling very much at home here at the home of golf. the neck unbelievably nervous at the start, yeah. 0nce neck unbelievably nervous at the start, yeah. once i got to the first couple of holes, it was nice to calm down a little bit and get some good shots and just get into it. i was downplaying for england last week, some good preparation there with obviously some great competition and some good friends as well. so that's kind of been my last week, got up here. �* ., kind of been my last week, got up here. �* . ., , �* . here. amazing for him, isn't it? we shouldn't be _ here. amazing for him, isn't it? we shouldn't be talking _ about live golf during the open, but
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they been getting a little stick, particularly at st andrews. it was surrisin: particularly at st andrews. it was surprising to _ particularly at st andrews. it was surprising to me _ particularly at st andrews. it was surprising to me because - particularly at st andrews. it was surprising to me because we - particularly at st andrews. it was i surprising to me because we didn't expect any of that. at ian poulter was booed on the first tee by a handful of spectators and probably hooked his opening tee shot wide of the 18th with runs adjacent to it as well. he has impressed, though, because i shut at three under par in the west what is going well, another one of these live golfers. he's on four under par at the moment alongside dustinjohnson, currently out on the course of many of these golfers having pressed the likes of bryson dish and bo and paul casey. we followed a couple of them on the chorus earlier and didn't hear any booze for them. these golfers are causing a bit of controversy, these questions aren't going away. tiger woods that said that they had turned their back on the tours that had given them all their riches, and we put some of those comments to the golfers today. i put some of those comments to the golfers today-—
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golfers today. i didn't hear them. i have read little bits, but _ golfers today. i didn't hear them. i have read little bits, but like - golfers today. i didn't hear them. i have read little bits, but like most| have read little bits, but like most things. _ have read little bits, but like most things, probably taken out of context _ things, probably taken out of context i_ things, probably taken out of context. i respect tiger as a golfer. — context. i respect tiger as a golfer. 0ne context. i respect tiger as a golfer. one of the two best golfers that has _ golfer. one of the two best golfers that has ever played the game. he uolf that has ever played the game. hrs. lolf18 that has ever played the game. he golf 18 coils, not one noise. you can say— golf 18 coils, not one noise. you can say whatever _ golf 18 coils, not one noise. you can say whatever you _ golf 18 coils, not one noise. you can say whatever you like - golf 18 coils, not one noise. you can say whatever you like about| can say whatever you like about being _ can say whatever you like about being heckled, _ can say whatever you like about being heckled, he _ can say whatever you like about being heckled, he walked - can say whatever you like about being heckled, he walked 18 - can say whatever you like about. being heckled, he walked 18 holes. did you _ being heckled, he walked 18 holes. did you hear— being heckled, he walked 18 holes. did you hear one _ being heckled, he walked 18 holes. did you hear one comment? - being heckled, he walked 18 holes. did you hear one comment? i- being heckled, he walked 18 holes. did you hear one comment? i couldn't be happier- — did you hear one comment? i couldn't be happier- i— did you hear one comment? i couldn't be happier. ithink_ did you hear one comment? i couldn't be happier. i think it's _ did you hear one comment? i couldn't be happier. i think it's been _ be happier. i think it's been really good. i can't wait to get to new jersey and play another event there. that it go, dude, it let it go. it's the third — that it go, dude, it let it go. it's the third time you have asked the question — the third time you have asked the question i— the third time you have asked the question. i couldn't be happier. ouch! _ question. i couldn't be happier. ouch! let's _ question. i couldn't be happier. ouch! let's move on and talk about tiger woods, everyone there cares about tiger woods, really. tiger woods, everyone there cares about tigerwoods, really. it looked about tigerwoods, really. it looked a bit difficult for him in the bunkers. he looked uncomfortable. how is he getting on? he bunkers. he looked uncomfortable. how is he getting on?— how is he getting on? he is struggling. _ how is he getting on? he is struggling, probably - how is he getting on? he is struggling, probably a - how is he getting on? he is struggling, probably a good how is he getting on? he: 3 struggling, probably a good word to describe the round so far today. he
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was six over par through his first seven holes, including a couple of double bogies, but around the turned him around nine and ten he had a couple of birdies, so he is four over par at the moment. there are, and i am not exaggerating, thousands currently lining the far side of the chorus watching him at the moment. and if they want to see him this weekend, well, tiger will have to pick up a couple more birdies. play is continuing probably it until around half past 8pm this evening, live commentary continues on the bbc sport website, and there are highlights on bbc two at nine p:m.. what a lovely gig that is. now, some good news for british cycling fans, because the tour de france, not far behind him was the champion who rolled back the years in the mountains. no change in the overall lead. he keeps his healthy two minutes plus advantage. nick parent reports. sometimes the tour de france gives a feeling of deja vu. for the second day in a
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row, they had to get over the cold. on the dissent, familiar name in chasing down the leading group, part—time winner, crisp room, he struggled since i could be a threatening crash three years ago, but here he was surging towards the front alongside fellow britain and to a debbie time to time. they made their move more than 60 miles from their move more than 60 miles from the finish, but were still on the front showing he can beat the best on the road as well. hitchcock recently signed a five—year contract with grenadier is and by winning the stage by a8 seconds, he has given british cycling fans a vision of the future. nick parent, bbc news. moving onto cricket now. after being put in to bat, england reached a0 without loss before jason roy was dismissed
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by hardik pandya. jonny bairstow looked to take the fight to india with some well—struck boundaries. they found themselves in deep trouble when ben stokes became his third victim with a score of 102—5. a top score with a7 before he too fell and finished with impressive figures of four for a7. david will he also made a vital contribution down the order with a1, including this six. but england continue to lose wickets at regular intervals and were bowled out for 2a6 with one over of their innings remaining. in reply, though, he might have made a really good start dismissing india's top four batteries including david willie removing danger men, the latest score at the moment is 61 for four, india are at lourdes. let's check in at the euros. the final round of group games get under way tomorrow.
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we'll be live at xxx in a minute and look ahead to northern ireland v england. but first a quick update on the action going on right now. italy are looking to bounce back from their opening game defeat to france. they are playing iceland at manchester city's academy stadium. these are live pictures from bbc two. it was i sent you took an early lead. italy cannot qualify for the quarterfinals. if they lose this match and france win. they have found an equaliser, so 1—1. it is they are in manchester. i am talking about france — belgium, the game later today. so as i say tomorrow it's the final round of group games, england top of their group with two wins from two, play northern ireland who are winless and therefore can't proceed any further in the tournament. the game is at st mary's in southamptn and our reporter jane dougall is there. hello. this is a really tough one, because obviously england went to progress with the wonderful football they have been playing and continue their success,
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they have been playing and continue theirsuccess, but they have been playing and continue their success, but northern ireland, part of your cake and it's been a lovely story that they are at the euros, you don't want to crush them any more and because that is tough for them because they can't go in the quarters, can they?— for them because they can't go in the quarters, can they? there is no room for sentimentality _ the quarters, can they? there is no room for sentimentality at - the quarters, can they? there is no room for sentimentality at this - room for sentimentality at this level. yes, clearly england have been playing incredibly well, particularly in their last match. 8-0 particularly in their last match. 8—0 win against norway. no pressure on them for this match against northern ireland. they have already progressed to the quarterfinals. however, again between two combinations generally filled with some passion, isn't it? the england manager was asked if she would be resting players for this, because they have already qualified, and she said, no, not really. she did hint that she would start with a similar team. she said that she didn't particularly like the idea of her players having nine days between the norway match and the quarterfinal match. she said that she quite liked the idea of a read them. so it sounds like she would at least start with a similar starting 11 to the norway game. also, northern ireland a bit of respect there as well. she
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said that england don't really want to show any weaknesses at this point either and also confidence as well, so if they weren't to do well against northern ireland, that wouldn't do very well for the confidence of her players. of course, she does have a close eye on that quarterfinal match whether it is against spain or denmark. because of england's track record, both the men and the women in some knockout stage matches, she was asked if they had been practising penalties. i believe practice in preparation helps — believe practice in preparation helps so— believe practice in preparation helps. so what we want to do is expect— helps. so what we want to do is expect maybe expect the unexpected, sometimes you can expect penalties, sometimes you can expect penalties, so we _ sometimes you can expect penalties, so we prepared a if that would happen — so we prepared a if that would happen. so what we try to do, everything that could during the tournament, we have been talking about— tournament, we have been talking about it. _ tournament, we have been talking about it, that summer here we can bring _ about it, that summer here we can bring it— about it, that summer here we can bring it up— about it, that summer here we can bring it up and execute what's necessary. bring it up and execute what's necessary-—
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bring it up and execute what's necessary. jane, what now for northern _ necessary. jane, what now for northern ireland? _ necessary. jane, what now for northern ireland? we - necessary. jane, what now for northern ireland? we don't i necessary. jane, what now for i northern ireland? we don't want necessary. jane, what now for - northern ireland? we don't want to be patronising can it's been wonderful that they've had this wonderful that they've had this wonderful experience at the euros, and obviously they are going to grow and obviously they are going to grow and everything else, but what now for them? what will they take from this experience? test for them? what will they take from this experience?— this experience? test has been mainly about — this experience? test has been mainly about pride. _ this experience? test has been mainly about pride. the - this experience? test has been mainly about pride. the pride l this experience? test has been | mainly about pride. the pride of getting here. the majority of the northern ireland team are amateurs. they are not professional footballers, so they have been so proud to get to a major tournament for the first time ever for the women's team and also scoring their first goal as well in a major tournament. that has been a really big boost for them. so to hold their own against england, well, it's a tall order but it would also be the icing on the cake for them. i was speaking to manager kenny shields earlier and he was asked about how tense the match would be between the two home nations. he said yes, it would be, but he also believed that while england could go on to win the euros, and he said that watching and the other 90 certainly believe that they could stop he still felt that northern ireland would be getting a good account of themselves and that is something that would be setting
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up is something that would be setting up to do. it would be setting up for a dry, that they would be setting up to try to do as well as they could. now, they have played each other couple of times recently. one of those times is at saint georges park. in a panic northern ireland players are going up to the england players are going up to the england players and asking for autographs. kenny was not happy about that, maybe showing them a little too much respect. and then the captain, marisa callahan, reminded us that while they did hold england in high regard, you know, they did want to show themselves show the world but they could do, show that little country what they could do as well. this is the first time for her country and a major tournament and also that the majority of the players were not professional footballers. brute players were not professional footballers.— players were not professional footballers. ~ ., ., , , footballers. we have to relish this challenue. footballers. we have to relish this challenge. they _ footballers. we have to relish this challenge. they are _ footballers. we have to relish this challenge. they are seasoned - footballers. we have to relish this | challenge. they are seasoned pros. we have _ challenge. they are seasoned pros. we have 13 — challenge. they are seasoned pros. we have 13 players from an irish league _ we have 13 players from an irish league who are amateurs. we get up in the _ league who are amateurs. we get up in the morning, we go to work, we
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train _ in the morning, we go to work, we train in _ in the morning, we go to work, we train in the — in the morning, we go to work, we train in the evening. it is night and day— train in the evening. it is night and day in— train in the evening. it is night and day in comparison of what their preparation — and day in comparison of what their preparation has been. we have a good mix of— preparation has been. we have a good mix of young _ preparation has been. we have a good mix of young players and experienced players. as _ mix of young players and experienced players, as do they. but it isjust ourjourney— players, as do they. but it isjust ourjourney has been very different. we are _ ourjourney has been very different. we are here — ourjourney has been very different. we are here. the preparation has been _ we are here. the preparation has been amazing as always, we will do our best _ been amazing as always, we will do our best. , , .,, ., been amazing as always, we will do our best. , , ., been amazing as always, we will do ourbest. , , ., our best. so, yes, as far as marissa callahan is — our best. so, yes, as far as marissa callahan is concerned, _ our best. so, yes, as far as marissa callahan is concerned, this - our best. so, yes, as far as marissa callahan is concerned, this has - our best. so, yes, as far as marissa | callahan is concerned, this has been a successful tournament, because they have managed to get here, managed to score a goal. and as the manager says, fear of failure is failure. jane there for us at southampton. the size of global track and field are in england which start tomorrow. britain has some strong medal contenders and a new team captain in the shape of sprinter neil mitchell blake. being chased down by mitchell blake. silver for great britain and
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northern ireland! it silver for great britain and northern ireland!- silver for great britain and northern ireland! it is a true honour to — northern ireland! it is a true honour to be _ northern ireland! it is a true honour to be considered - northern ireland! it is a true honour to be considered to i northern ireland! it is a true i honour to be considered to be northern ireland! it is a true - honour to be considered to be voted team _ honour to be considered to be voted team captain by my peers. it means a lotto _ team captain by my peers. it means a lotto me~ _ team captain by my peers. it means a lotto me it _ team captain by my peers. it means a lot to me. it means they have confidence in me coming into this championship. i will lead confidence in me coming into this championship. iwill lead by confidence in me coming into this championship. i will lead by example and hopefully start on a successful championship. it means that someone believes— championship. it means that someone believes in— championship. it means that someone believes in me, and i have the ability— believes in me, and i have the ability to— believes in me, and i have the ability to do something extraordinary. all the best athletes in the _ extraordinary. all the best athletes in the nation, the best in the world, — in the nation, the best in the world, which is a bit of a place to be in _ world, which is a bit of a place to be in we — world, which is a bit of a place to be in. we have trained for this, and now it _ be in. we have trained for this, and now it is _ be in. we have trained for this, and now it is time — be in. we have trained for this, and now it is time to deliver. i thought that as long — now it is time to deliver. i thought that as long as i am in this sport, i that as long as i am in this sport, i was in _ that as long as i am in this sport, i was in this— that as long as i am in this sport, i was in this business can individually i have my goals at hands, — individually i have my goals at hands, we believe that we had the best in— hands, we believe that we had the best in the — hands, we believe that we had the best in the world, there is no better— best in the world, there is no better stage to show it the nut championships. obviously the relay. we are _ championships. obviously the relay. we are going to bring home some gold _
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we are going to bring home some gold we — we are going to bring home some gold. we fear nobody, i fear nobody. i'm gold. we fear nobody, i fear nobody. i'm just _ gold. we fear nobody, i fear nobody. i'm just excited to go out there and compete _ i'm just excited to go out there and compete. from a captain perspective, i am compete. from a captain perspective, i am excited _ compete. from a captain perspective, i am excited for the individuals who may not necessarily foresee themselves getting into a final immediately and surprise themselves. raising _ immediately and surprise themselves. raising their game, there are some outliers, _ raising their game, there are some outliers, and i feel as we are here, the championships are clean slate, an opportunity for all of us to go out here, — an opportunity for all of us to go out here, and do our nation proud. i feel like _ out here, and do our nation proud. i feel like we — out here, and do our nation proud. i feel like we can learn a lot from it and just— feel like we can learn a lot from it and just goes to show that given the opportunity what can happen to an individual's life is now sir mohammed farah. one of the best athletes _ mohammed farah. one of the best athletes we've ever produced in this country. _ athletes we've ever produced in this country, and how he came here as i opened _ country, and how he came here as i opened them up that goes to show that with _ opened them up that goes to show that with hard work and opportunity meets— that with hard work and opportunity meets preparation, everything is possible. it is a crunch weekend _ everything is possible. it is a crunch weekend for - everything is possible. it is a crunch weekend for the - everything is possible. it is a | crunch weekend for the home everything is possible. it is a - crunch weekend for the home nations rugby union side, all playing and
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test matches. let's have a quick look at some of the latest headlines from the touring camps that have emerged today. ollie chessum will make his first start for england, replacing maro itoje who mrs the deciding match against in sydney with concussion. chessum will be joined in the pack by lewis ludlum in place of sam underhill, while scrum—half danny care returns to the starting line—up. wales captain dan biggar has been passed fit to start the third and final test against the springboks in cape town along with prop dillon lewis. head coach wayne pivac has madejust one change withjosh adams replacing the injured alex cuthbert. ireland have made just one change from the side that beat new zealand in dunedin with bundee aki starting in place of the injured gary ringrose. aki will start at inside centre as ireland look to clinch a third win in four against the all blacks. scotland head coach gregor townsend has made eight changes to the side that beat argentina 29—6 in salta last saturday. ollie smith will make his debut at full—back while hamish watson is named as captain in the absence
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of the injured grant gilchrist. the sport of target shooting is often perceived as being associated with a certain old—school demographic, perhaps lacking diversity. but one woman is helping to show the world that that is not the case and that the sports is keen to be more inclusive. welcome, ruth, the two english champion and importantly the first black woman to represent england. thank you for joining us here on sportsday. we are going to have a proper chat and if thatis going to have a proper chat and if that is ok, but first of all, ijust want to play some of the pole and that you have written as part of british shooting's new initiative target change. let's have a look at this. when you hear the word shooting, what image comes here had? i've heard, "0h, what image comes here had? i've heard, "oh, it's what image comes here had? i've heard, "0h, it'sjustan what image comes here had? i've heard, "0h, it'sjust an elitist game where people wear tweed." or
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for some time it is where they dread. but when i hear the word shooting, no history is missed. the uniqueness, an olympic sport since 1896, from the top of the nation to the bottom, i want people to be able to say that a scouter from waterloo, she helped pave the way. alongside this person and that person, they really did open the doors to this beautiful sports that's not on the hours, but could be yours. ruth, we only saw a little snippet of that, but it was really lovely, and it really struck me, you know, what you think of when you think of shooting? why did you write the poem and kind of what are you hoping to achieve, relay? and kind of what are you hoping to achieve. relay?— achieve, relay? yes, so i have alwa s achieve, relay? yes, so i have always been — achieve, relay? yes, so i have always been a _ achieve, relay? yes, so i have always been a person - achieve, relay? yes, so i have always been a person that - achieve, relay? yes, so i have| always been a person that kind achieve, relay? yes, so i have i always been a person that kind of expresses my thoughts and feelings to creative writing. i spoke to british shooting and we collaborated with women's sports alliance to create this new initiative called target change. it is designed to change people's perceptions of target shooting as a whole, and also
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shape british shooting's mission which is to become a more inclusive and diverse sport. so i wanted people to know about myjourney throughout the sport and how i got to where i am, but that aside i also wanted it to be an educational and informative piece, so not only do i speak about myself, but i talk about the history behind shooting as an olympic sport and also the percentage of underrepresented to groups within the sport. so hopefully it draws a whole new audience into the sport. that is what the goal is.— audience into the sport. that is what the goal is. you have already done it, what the goal is. you have already done it. you _ what the goal is. you have already done it, you have _ what the goal is. you have already done it, you have already - what the goal is. you have already done it, you have already broken i done it, you have already broken the mould. so how did you get to where you are in shooting? 50 i mould. so how did you get to where you are in shooting?— you are in shooting? so i was in the army cadets — you are in shooting? so i was in the army cadets at _ you are in shooting? so i was in the army cadets at school, which - you are in shooting? so i was in the army cadets at school, which is - army cadets at school, which is where i first discovered shooting. i didn't really get competitive until quite a few years later, but i knew from quite early on that it was something that i wanted to do and as soon as i tried it that first time, i knew that i wanted to try my hardest to go for it, and i don't think i quite expected my
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progression to be as quick as it was, but it was a lot of hard work and determination, so i'm just glad it paid off and i've got to where i am now. ~ , ., i. ~ it paid off and i've got to where i am now. ~ , ., ~ m . it paid off and i've got to where i amnow.~ , ., ~ m ., am now. why do you like it? what you sa in: to am now. why do you like it? what you saying to young _ am now. why do you like it? what you saying to young kids — am now. why do you like it? what you saying to young kids that _ am now. why do you like it? what you saying to young kids that you're - saying to young kids that you're trying to inspire to get into the sport? what would you say to them that that makes shooting a good thing to do? it is that that makes shooting a good thing to do?— that that makes shooting a good thing to do? it is 'ust so different from every other— thing to do? it isjust so different from every other sport _ thing to do? it isjust so different from every other sport that - thing to do? it isjust so different from every other sport that you i thing to do? it isjust so different i from every other sport that you try. that was a big thing for me to compass —— because growing up i was not a sporty person at all. all of a sudden i found a sports that was mine, i was great at it. as soon as i discovered all of these facts about it, itjust became this new amazing thing for me, and that feeling, i wanted other people to be able to feel that as well, so that also ties into this new initiative, getting other people a chance to feel the way that i felt when i first started the sport. so what next for you? _ first started the sport. so what next for you? you _ first started the sport. so what next for you? you are - first started the sport. so what next for you? you are already. first started the sport. so what | next for you? you are already in english two—time champion, the the olympics are in two years, one of
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the chances of you getting to paris? i have ali said the olympic semi goal, so i will work my hardest to get the, and whether it's paris, la, i am just going to keep working and hoping my performance does the talking for me. at the moment, i am just honestly enjoying the journey, every competition i compete up domestically, internationally, i treat every opportunity as a gift, so i am just glad that i can continue to do what i do. like. you are a real — continue to do what i do. like. you are a real inspiration. _ continue to do what i do. like. you are a real inspiration. good - continue to do what i do. like. you are a real inspiration. good luck i are a real inspiration. good luck with target change, thank you. an interesting final stray fairy about cricket whites, or not as it may be. cricketers dressed all in white on the village green is one of the traditional sights of a british summer. it's not great for girls who can be put off playing during their periods. they switch to all—black. our sports reporterjuliette
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parkin has the story. girls and boys playing side by side in mixed teams and wearing the same. coloured can't is something they brought in initially here just for the girls, then across the board for all sevenjunior teams the girls, then across the board for all seven junior teams and senior women. one kid, one club, where everyone feels comfortable. lats women. one kid, one club, where everyone feels comfortable. lots of eo - le everyone feels comfortable. lots of people that — everyone feels comfortable. lots of people that i _ everyone feels comfortable. lots of people that i know _ everyone feels comfortable. lots of people that i know wanted - everyone feels comfortable. lots of people that i know wanted to - everyone feels comfortable. lots of people that i know wanted to play i people that i know wanted to play cricket, but they were very self—conscious about the white shirts and white trousers. as you grow up to me did get your period, and if it happens to happen while still wearing white, it might be a bit embarrassing. this still wearing white, it might be a bit embarrassing.— still wearing white, it might be a bit embarrassing. this cricket club has around _ bit embarrassing. this cricket club has around 300 _ bit embarrassing. this cricket club has around 300 members - bit embarrassing. this cricket club has around 300 members and - bit embarrassing. this cricket club has around 300 members and has bit embarrassing. this cricket club i has around 300 members and has a history dating back over 200 years. history as with so many other village cricket clubs that has been dominated by men in white. a more gender balanced membership is driving change, and this club wants everyone to embrace it. it’s driving change, and this club wants everyone to embrace it.— everyone to embrace it. it's really aood to everyone to embrace it. it's really good to get _ everyone to embrace it. it's really good to get men _ everyone to embrace it. it's really good to get men talking - everyone to embrace it. it's really good to get men talking about.
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everyone to embrace it. it's really i good to get men talking about some of the _ good to get men talking about some of the issues, particularly as ao% of the issues, particularly as ao% of our— of the issues, particularly as ao% of our membership are women and girls _ of our membership are women and girls. getting people to understand a little _ girls. getting people to understand a little bit — girls. getting people to understand a little bit about the logic behind that change, and when we did that, very little _ that change, and when we did that, very little resistance at all, if i'm honest virtually none. dress code is being — i'm honest virtually none. dress code is being discussed - i'm honest virtually none. dress code is being discussed more i i'm honest virtually none. dress i code is being discussed more than ever that, when it comes to monthly bleeding. one champ spoke out on social media about the mental stress of having to wear all white at wimbledon and pray not to have your period. i where endorsed by heather watson. england's lionesses have also raised concerns about the wearing of white shorts. women and girls playing at lewis priory say a lot about anxiety has now been taken away. particularly for the young girls coming up through in terms of adolescence and starting puberty and that sort of think and takes away any anxiety, that sort of think and takes away any anxiety.— any anxiety, feeling able to play any anxiety, feeling able to play an time any anxiety, feeling able to play any time of _ any anxiety, feeling able to play any time of the _ any anxiety, feeling able to play any time of the month, - any anxiety, feeling able to play any time of the month, really. i any anxiety, feeling able to play - any time of the month, really. boys have equally — any time of the month, really. boys have equally welcomed _ any time of the month, really. boys have equally welcomed the change. for girls, it makes them feel, it will make — for girls, it makes them feel, it will make them, like, more
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encouraged tojoin and will make them, like, more encouraged to join and hopefully it will bring _ encouraged to join and hopefully it will bring more girls to cricket, because — will bring more girls to cricket, because we a bit short, and it's such— because we a bit short, and it's such a — because we a bit short, and it's such a lovely game to play. it�*s such a lovely game to play. it's heled such a lovely game to play. it's helped the _ such a lovely game to play. it�*s helped the girls playing here will be encouraged to stay until senior level. looks don't matter, they say, and sports, but at certain times of the month, they really do. such a simple but brilliant idea. i love that. update on international cricket before we go, england have really turned things around. remember, only a few days ago, one of their worst defeats ever in a one—day international in india. 76—5 they have, which means england are very much on target to win this and level the series. you can find out exactly what is going on the bbc sport website, as well as all the action from same injuries with the golf. that's it for me, hope you've enjoyed it, as i say, there is much more on the bbc website. from me and the team here at sportsday, it is
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goodbye. hello. the heat hasn't been so intense during today. we've changed our wind direction, it's freshened up. but we do have showers around this evening to fade away, and more rain actually is moving in across northern ireland and scotland this evening and overnight. so, holding our temperatures a little higher here — whilst in the south, because we've lost that humidity, again, a much more comfortable night for sleeping. and a fine start to the day, that's a little bit of mist, but plenty of sunshine. our rain does tend to travel east southwards, but petering out as it does so. brighter skies follow on behind. so, just introducing rather more cloud, the breeze from the northwest. but again, it's in the south where we see the highest temperatures. and it's from the south where we'll build the heat as we go through the weekend. those winds changing to the south, pumping that heat right the way across the uk. temperature records could well be broken across all of the home nations, and we could break the temperature record.
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it is going to be extremely hot — hence the amber warning for extreme heat from the met office. as ever, more online.
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hello, i'm nuala mcgovern, this is outside source. after days of massive protests, sri lanka's president resigns. jubilation in the capital of colombo, president rajapaksa sent his resignation jubilation in the capital of colombo, president rajapaksa sent his resignation letter jubilation in the capital of colombo, president rajapaksa sent his resignation letter from singapore after fleeing the country. more resignation drama, this time in italy as the prime minister offers his resignation after losing political support. the country's president says he should stay on. and in the uk, five candidates remain in the race to become the next prime minister. rishi sunak and penny mourdaunt are still out in front.

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